Operations Analyst Summer Internship Programme Northampton

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DEADLINE 15th January 2024
Northampton

Join us as a summer intern and discover the world of finance and technology. Dive into our culture, engaging in real projects that offer a comprehensive business overview. Select your desired business area for an in-depth introduction, taking on immediate responsibility guided by a mentor and line manager. Forge connections, explore new horizons, and unlock growth opportunities in this 8-10 week journey. Join us during the summer of your penultimate year of university to build skills, expand knowledge, and embark on an impactful path towards a promising career.

Why the Operations Summer Intern Programme?

At any given moment, Barclays is a hive of activity and opportunity. A couple gets their first mortgage, or uses a credit card to finance a family holiday. In the same breath, a business agrees the asset financing for a new fleet of vehicles, or our team raises debt financing for a university’s refurbishment – such as building new accommodation or sports facilities. It’s all happening at once, every minute of the day.

To maintain that real time activity around the world, across investment, corporate and retail banking, you need smooth-running, constantly improving systems behind the scenes. Payments need to be processed. Credit card systems need to be maintained. Trades, equity transactions, debt financing – you name it – it has to be slick, effective and swiftly processed so our customers and clients receive excellent service, every time. That essential work, encompassing absolutely everything we do, is down to the Operations team. Put simply, they’re the heartbeat of the bank.

Real responsibility, right away

You’ll start with five weeks of intensive training, after which, you’ll join our team, building a solid foundation in Operations and helping the Group deliver our strategy – in the right way. You’ll join either our Global Markets Operations group or our Cards and Payments team. As a full-time analyst, you may:

  • Perform KYC tasks while following standard procedures related to Client Due Diligence and AML policies
  • Monitor real time transaction flow, trade updates and exception queues to ensure timely and accurate trade representation across systems
  • Work on incident, problem and change management issues to improve services across the bank
  • Support continuous improvement of the operational process and the development of best practices; coming up with ways to improve systems and processes
  • Provide support for cleared derivatives, performing perform daily reconciliation of related fees
  • Undertake a range of complex customer and product related processing activities.

Operations at Barclays

Millions of people, businesses and corporations across the globe rely on Barclays. From helping people buy their first homes to enabling companies to grow; from the day-to-day personal finances that make life possible to the massive investments that help whole economies thrive, Barclays is there. Every minute of every day. And none of this can happen without the smooth-running, ever improving systems behind the scenes. Payments need to be processed. Credit card systems need to be maintained. Trades, equity transactions, debt financing — all of these must be verified and swiftly processed.

What we are looking for

To be considered for this programme, you must currently be pursuing an undergraduate degree with anticipated graduation year 2025.

Ideally, you would also have

Good communication skills and happy talking to anyone - turning complex data into easily understood insights, a customer-driven attitude and an ability to quickly adapt to change and learn new technologies.

Working in Northampton

Northampton is a key strategic hub, and home to a community of over 3,000 talented people. Our team is behind global business developments such as fraud leveraging machine learning, and redesigning technology for the contact centre of the future. With so much happening, it’s the ideal place for a diverse career path.

You’ll find our brilliant Barclays minds in our lakeside office, built in 1996. It’s not only environmentally friendly, but also people-friendly too. Here, we encourage wellbeing – from mental health to healthy living to health awareness. 

Barclays will require applicants for this position to have legal right to work in the UK 

It is the policy of Barclays to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law.

DEADLINE 15th January 2024